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David Robson

David Robson David Robson´s plays include After Denmark, Out of Place, Why I Want a Wife, A Few Small Repairs, Man Measures Man and Killing Neil LaBute. His work has been performed by New Theatre, Theater Catalyst, Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, Grande Olde Players Theatre, Yellow Taxi Productions, Intentional Theatre, Rebel Theatre, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Acme Theater, Theatre One, Madhouse Theater Company, Alaska´s Last Frontier Theatre Conference, off-Broadway by the Lark Theatre, InterAct Theatre Company, the Shubin Theatre, the Brick Playhouse, City Theater and the Mid-America Theatre Conference.

Robson is the recipient of an NEA grant and two playwriting fellowships from the Delaware Division of the Arts. He has been a finalist for the Julie Harris Playwriting Award, The Art of Storytelling Project, the Centre Stage–South Carolina New Play Festival, the Charlotte Repertory New Play competition, the Firehouse Theater Project competition, the Sydney Short and Sweet Festival (Australia), the Susan McIntyre Playwriting Award, First Flights and was runner-up for the Panowski Playwriting Award.

Man Measures Man is published by Original Works Publishing ( Excerpts of his other plays appear in Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 30´s, The Best Stage Scenes of 2000 and The Best Men´s Stage Monologues of 2000 (Smith & Kraus Publishers). Robson was a recent playwright in residence at the Lark Theatre Company in New York City and is the resident playwright for Painted Bird Productions.

He is also author of the juvenile nonfiction books The Kennedy Assassination (Reference Point Press) and The Devil (Kidhaven Press). His essays and reviews have won awards from the National Association of Press Women and the Delaware Press Association. Robson holds an M.F.A. from Goddard College, an M.S. from Saint Joseph´s University and a B.A. from Temple University. He is an assistant professor of English at Delaware County Community College in Philadelphia and a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Playwrights´ Center.